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Taking Chemistry Courses in Ottawa

Taking Chemistry Courses in Ottawa

Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, is the fourth largest city in the country and home to famous national museums such as the Canadian Museum of History, The National Gallery of Canada, and Laurier House—to name a few. When it comes to education, Ottawa has also high-quality education just like Toronto. In fact, it ranks […]

28 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Chemistry in Canada: What Can You Do with a Chemistry Degree

Chemistry in Canada: What Can You Do with a Chemistry Degree

Canada, also known as ‘the land of the maple leaf,’ owns the second spot on the list of the world’s largest countries, right next to Russia. It has a current population of 37,589,262 as of July 1, 2019—which is equivalent to 0.49% of the world’s total number of people. Another interesting fact is that half […]

27 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Chemistry Lessons in the City of Montréal

Chemistry Lessons in the City of Montréal

Montréal, the largest town in the Canadian province of Quebec, is a vibrant and energetic city with a great vibe. It’s brimming with amazing cuisines, plenty of outdoor activities, great culture, and lively festivals just like in Edmonton. In terms of education, Montréal also takes pride in its high-standard education system. The city is home […]

25 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Arts and Hobbies

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Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners

Acrylic painting is an exciting hobby to pick up for the first time. Not only because of the incredible feeling associated with having a creative outlet, but also because of how versatile acrylic paint can be, and how wide a range of techniques you can apply to make your art stand out. If you’ve ever […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

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Famous Artists Who Paint With Acrylics

While many artists favour the traditional oil painting over working with acrylics, due to its timeless aesthetic, many others choose acrylic paint for its versatility and the variety of techniques you can achieve with it. Acrylic paints are also great to work with for the professionals since they dry out extremely quickly, allowing for layering […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Improve Your Acrylic Painting with These Tutorials and Resources

Improve Your Acrylic Painting with These Tutorials and Resources

Wherever you’re currently at with your acrylic painting, there’s always room for improvement. If you’re looking to brush up on your technique, and take your painting to the next level, then you’re in luck. We’ve gathered some of the best acrylic painting tutorials and resources out there, to give you the best chance of success […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Health and Fitness

How can you balance your chakras?

An Introduction to Yoga and Chakras

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” - The Bhagavad Gita The number of people practising yoga is increasing. While most yogis are in their 30s and 40s, an increasing number of over 50s are also taking it up. Chakras are said to be energy point situated along the […]

15 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How do you rebalance your chakras?

How to Rebalance Your Chakras

“When you touch the celestial in your heart, you will realize that the beauty of your soul is so pure, so vast and so devastating that you have no option but to merge with it. You have no option but to feel the rhythm of the universe in the rhythm of your heart.” - Amit […]

15 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you balance your chakras?

How Yoga Balances Your Chakras

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” - Buddha 300 million people around the world practise yoga (15 million in China) to realign their chakras. Chakras are the focal points of energy in our bodies, the junctions and there are thousands of them. […]

15 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Languages

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Opportunities To Learn French In Ottawa

2020 is around the corner. It’s hard to believe. Most of us haven’t thought about our New Year's resolutions in over 11 months, but you know what? That’s okay. What were your resolutions? Did you want to learn a new language this year? Imagine going to Paris and speaking the language or getting a better […]

25 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Cold Winter

Why You Should Learn French in Edmonton?

The weather is freezing right now. Nobody wants to be outside. This may be the perfect time to learn a new skill. Your friends may be asking you to go outside and enjoy some skiing, or your spouse may be asking you that you should be doing winter couple things, like skating or seeing Christmas […]

24 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Why You Have The Benefit Of Learning French In Montreal?

Montreal is the most bilingual community in Canada. Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world. Living in a city where people primarily speak French can be tough if you only speak one language. Montreal’s community is surrounded by French culture. Speaking only English can limit your variety in the places you visit like […]

24 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Music

How can you learn to sing a cappella?

Songs You Can Sing without Instruments

“I'm not saying you have to learn Barbershop to be a great a cappella singer... but I am promising you if you do sing Barbershop, you'll be better than if you don’t.” - Deke Sharon Music plays an important role in our lives. Adverts, streaming, computer games, etc., music is with us almost every moment […]

8 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you sing in tune?

Learning to Sing in Key

“Those who wish to sing always find a song.” - Swedish Proverb Who’s never dreamt of singing on stage in front of thousands of adoring fans? While many people are still interested in learning to sing, vocal technique isn’t innate and not everyone’s singing is worthy of a performance at the O2. More and more […]

8 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Which are the best microphones for singers?

Great Microphones for Singers

“Singing provides a true sense of lightheartedness. If I sing when I am alone, I feel wonderful. It's freedom.” - Andrea Bocelli When learning to sing, we’re often tempted to perform in front of an audience. After all, you can sing professionally and show off your skills as a singer for money. When it comes […]

8 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Professional Development

Don't let stress take over your life.

Tips To Prevent And Relieve Stress

Most of the time, stress is inevitable in that you don't see it coming until it hits you. However, for those who feel the onset of stress and its very frustrating symptoms beginning to arise, there are ways to prevent it from taking over your life or to at least relieve the pressure. First off, […]

7 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Don't hang around when it comes to stress.

Why Is Managing Stress Important?

"I thrive under pressure", "I get a buzz out of feeling stressed", "No pressure, no diamonds", ... Are you guilty of muttering any of these when put on the spot during an interview setting? We all want to make people believe that we work well even when faced with stressful situations, that we love the […]

7 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Take steps to relieve stress in your life.

Stress Management Strategies

Anxiety, depression, negativity, obesity, drug and alcohol abuse, headaches, heart problems, ... they are linked and the big culprit is STRESS. Stress, as described by the NHS, "is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting […]

7 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Tutoring

English tutors have a lot of opportunities

How to Become an English Tutor

Once you decide to become a teacher/tutor, you realize that it is a demanding job as much as it is a rewarding job. Before you decide to take up a teaching job, it is prudent to do your research and take note of what's involved. You could become a maths tutor, chemistry tutor, a French […]

24 January 2020 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Get paid for sharing your knowledge and passion through private tutoring

Become a Tutor: Earn a living by sharing your passion

At the height of the digital age, the private tutoring market has been growing rapidly in recent years. As more and more people have access to the internet and are increasingly reliant on digital technologies for everything from managing their personal finances to ordering their meals, it is only natural that more and more individuals […]

17 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Live more comfortably with a second job

Become a tutor to increase your income

With magnificent wildlife, bustling cities and a high standard of living,  anyone can agree that Canada is one of the best countries in the world to live.  However, the cost of living across the country is on the rise. As if paying your mortgage, taxes, education and food wasn't enough to worry about, there are […]

16 January 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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